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Carolina Cooks, Carolina Eats

The students chat a bit as they take their seats and prepare to learn, just as usual. But instead of pencils and notebooks, they grab forks and plates. American Studies 375 – better known as “Carolina Cooks, Carolina Eats” at UNC-Chapel Hill – isn’t your normal class. Here, ‘course’ also means appetizers, entrees and dessert.…

The family disease

Wanda (Lemna) O’Neal was four years old when her sister Nancy died. “I remember my father got a call from the hospital,” O’Neal said. “It was pneumonia, they told me. They said she choked.” This was 1966. Nancy was only eight years old, though she’d been sick most of her life. Doctors suspected that Nancy…

Serving those who serve

From executive development leadership courses for service members to a physician assistant degree program designed for returning veterans, the University of North Carolina has been dedicated to bringing education to the armed forces. May 12, Carolina announced two more impressive initiatives that will help service members and veterans succeed in the classroom — both on campus…

Inside Out art

TED talks are designed to spread ideas and inspire, usually in the form of short, powerful presentations that are under 18 minutes. And that’s just the effect French photographer JR’s talk had on UNC-Chapel Hill students Caroline Orr and Norman Archer. The two have teamed up to bring JR’s Inside Out photography project to Carolina.…

2014-15 — in pictures

The 2014-15 academic year at UNC-Chapel Hill was filled with ceremonies, innovations, groundbreaking research – and some memorable championships. Join us in taking a look back, in pictures…. Published May 18, 2015               Published May 18, 2015.

Guthridge was a quiet competitor

Note: Former University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Bill Guthridge passed away May 12. He was 77 years old. Bill Guthridge was consistently portrayed as a quiet gentleman. The picture most Tar Heel fans will have of him is sitting slightly behind Dean Smith, perhaps leaning over to make a point to the head…

Guthridge was a quiet competitor

Note: Former University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Bill Guthridge passed away May 12. He was 77 years old. Bill Guthridge was consistently portrayed as a quiet gentleman. The picture most Tar Heel fans will have of him is sitting slightly behind Dean Smith, perhaps leaning over to make a point to the head…

Former UNC basketball coach Bill Guthridge passes away at age 77

Former University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Bill Guthridge passed away May 12. He was 77 years old. Guthridge led the Tar Heels to two Final Fours in three years as head coach and was the consensus National Coach of the Year in 1998. He won more games than any college head coach in…

Carolina, GSK partner to accelerate search for HIV cure

Ever since the first HIV/AIDS patient was admitted into UNC Hospitals in 1981, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been at the forefront of research working to eradicate the condition and prevent its transmission. May 11, the University made another step forward in its efforts. During a brief ceremony at Marsico Hall,…

‘Pursue your own path’

Final tests have been taken and last papers have been handed in, but on a rainy Sunday morning at Kenan Stadium the Class of 2015 was given one more assignment: take risks and make their own path. “Doing what you love — pursuing your own path — is often the most unsettling option at the…